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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“It’s a bit touristy but Sharky’s has awesome ocean views and fun tropical vibe! Gets crowded Especially during peak season-so good to go a bit early or late. Especially during peak season. It’s fun to walk out on the fishing pier before or after. Next-door is the more upscale Fin’s”
  • 70 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront casual dining on the Intracoastal. Great food and a fun atmosphere. A quick five minute drive. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The Crow's Nest is located right on the bay in Venice - you even visit here by boat if you like! It's a popular place for locals and visitors alike.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Contemporary spot with a long bar & patio serving wood-fired pies & other Italian eats.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Open bar and restaurant right on West Venice Avenue that has great frozen drinks and live music many nights”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Fin's at Sharky's is the place to go for fancy or eclectic food such as sushi while also enjoying a beautiful air conditioned view of the Venice Pier and sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico.”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great seating guaranteed. It's the perfect place to watch the sunset. Must try the Grouper Tacos! Go early or have a reservation during peak season. Live music Tues, Thurs and Saturday and possibly Friday. Somewhat kid friendly”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Old-world eatery offers traditional Italian fare & wine pairings in a comfortable, sleek setting.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“One of the best and most popular area restaurants, within walking distance. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Shabby chic meets an excellent baker and fresh ingredients add an attentive fun staff and you have a delightful and delicious breakfast/brunch meal”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for gourmet dining - serving breakfast and lunch every day except for Monday till 2:30”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Outpost of an upbeat area eatery offers classic Mexican plates & margaritas in colorful quarters.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“Most of our guests have visited this restaurant while staying with us, and everyone Raved about it!!! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Casual, contemporary sports bar serving New York–style pizzas, sandwiches, American mains & shakes.”
  • 6 locals recommend